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The first ever BBQ cook-off?

Gilroy Barbecue In the process of poking around the internet for information about goat and lamb for my latest barbecue column, I came across a reference to a very early barbecue cook-off. The 3 Feb 1870 edition of the San … Continue reading

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List of my Houston Chronicle Barbecue Columns

New Zion BBQ I’ve just created a page that lists all of my Houston Chronicle barbecue columns, with non-paywalled links for your viewing pleasure. You can view it by clicking here, or clicking the “My Houston Chronicle BBQ Columns” at … Continue reading

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2014 UK Barbecue Tour

2014 UK Barbecue Tour – photo rooreynolds I’ll be touring Texas-inspired barbecue joints in the United Kingdom starting January 8th. Here’s some background. The export of Texas barbecue – or more specifically the culture of Texas barbecue – is a … Continue reading

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A Temple (or two) to Texas Barbecue Grows in Brooklyn

Hometown Bar-B-Que – Red Hook, Brooklyn Red Hook is the new Williamsburg. If you’re not familiar with the ins-and-outs of New York City neighborhoods, the story goes something like this. Williamsburg was a down-and-out area of Brooklyn for years. The … Continue reading

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Clarence Pierson is Back

Houston Pitmaster Clarence Pierson More than two years ago, when Clarence Pierson closed his celebrated Acres Homes barbecue joint due to health reasons, he promised that someday he’d re-open. There have been several false starts over the years – mainly … Continue reading

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